Island News

Port Blair, 20 Mar 2019/--/The Central Integrated Pest Management Centre (CIPMC), Port Blair organized Field Day Ceremony on Rabi Pulses crop for the year 2018-19 under Farmers’ Field School (FFS) at Nayagarh Paddy...
Port Blair, 20 Mar 2019/--/As per the report received from the SHO, P S Baratang, a case vide crime No. 12/2019 has been registered at PS Baratang against Mr Mannwar All, Driver of Consumer Cooperative Society (CCS) for...
Port Blair, 20 Mar 2019/--/Under the National Programme for Control of Blindness & VI, “World Glaucoma Week” has been celebrated from March 10 to 16 to create awareness amongst the public about the prevention and...

West Bengal & Other States

Kohima, 11 Mar 2019/--/The Congress in Nagaland, bolstered by the return of 21 senior leaders to its fold, vowed to put up a united fight against the "stop-gap" BJP-NDPP government in the state. Welcoming the leaders who made a comeback to the Congress, five-time chief minister and senior party...
Imphal, 11 Mar 2019/--/Lok Sabha elections for the two seats of Manipur will he be held in two phases - April 11 and 18, state Chief Electoral Officer P K Singh said on Sunday. Outer Manipur constituency will go for polls on April 11 and Inner Manipur seat will witness votes on April 18. In a...

Sports News

Mumbai, 6 Jan 2019/--/Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar and middle order batsman Praveen Amre on Sunday hailed the Indian cricket team which is on the cusp of making history in Australia. India are leading the four...

Hills (Darjelling) News

NAMCHI, 11 Mar 2019/--/'RAMROO' a women’s cooperative society and a brand of Sikkim Pragatishil Nari Cooperative Society promoted by North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) has started producing sanitary cloth pads...
RONGPO, 11 Mar 2019/--/The culture team of Government junior High School Rhenock Bazar on Monday actively participated in a Block-level Inter - School Folk Dance Competition, organized by Dalapchand Active Youth...
RONGPO, 11 Mar 2019/--/An 11-member School Managing Committee of Sunrise Acadamy Duga under West Pandam Constituency in East Sikkim was formed on Monday. Managing Committee members D.B.Chhetri, Rudra Pokhrel, Pradip...

National News

NEW DELHI, 20 Mar 2019/--/Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleging that Arunachal Pradesh had remained the most backward state in the country due to his party's 40-year...
Tinsukia, 20 Mar 2019/--/Seven hardcore ULFA(I) militants surrendered in Tinsukia district following a joint operation by a team of Assam Police and the Indian Army, a senior official said on Tuesday. The militants...

Business News

SINGAPORE, 21 Feb 2019/--/Singapore Airlines insisted Thursday that cameras on its planes' entertainment systems had been disabled after an outcry online from worried passengers who spotted the tiny lenses peering at...
KOLKATA/MUMBAI, 21 Feb 2019/--/In continuation with the successful launch of its in-flight gift delivery initiative, on the occasion of Valentine's Day, Jet Airways, India’s  premier, full-service international airline...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 21 Feb 2019/--/Benchmark indices started on a positive note Thursday tracking gains on banking counters, after the government announced infusion Rs 48,239 crore in 12 public sector banks, buying by foreign and domestic institutional investors, and positive global cues. The 30-share index...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 11 Mar 2019/--/Six higher secondary students were injured during a road accident on Monday morning when they were heading towards examination centre in a truck. The truck carrying around 20 students lost...
SILIGURI, 25 Feb 2019/--/Anita Pradhan, an entrepreneur and social worker was awarded ‘Tejaswini-2019’ at a function organized at  Marwari Palace, Sevoke Road, Siliguri on February 24. The function was presided over by...
SILIGURI, 19 Feb 2019/--/Maybelline New York brings 35 bold shades from its Color Sensational Creamy Mattes collection. This range of supremely matte lipstick delivers a burst of bold colors and the creamiest texture...

Echo World

Lahore, 4 Mar 2019/--/India's most wanted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is "alive", a Pakistani media report said on Sunday, quoting unnamed sources close to his family. The media reports claiming...
Doha, 25 Feb 2019/--/US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Doha Monday to kick off fresh high-level talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year Afghan conflict, saying it could be a "significant moment...

Reflex Action

20 Mar 2019/--/The Congress has less than 60 days to stop Narendra Modi from becoming Prime Minister again. And allowing Modi to set the electoral agenda is not how it should be done. The electorate wants an alternate plan of action and Modi should be rightly attacked on his many broken promises, hi...

Editorial

20 Mar 2019/--/The courtship between the Congress and the CPI-M has ended. Both parties have decided to go their own ways. This became a foregone conclusion when the CPI-M unilaterally announced its candidates for 25 Lok Sabha seats, leaving 17 to the Congress in a “take-it-or-leave it” condescension. It was too much for the Grand Old Party. It was left with no other alternative to going it alone....